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Ironman Adult Hockey Tournament

March 2020

Four games in three days – can you handle it?

Tournament Contact

Eric Besse

Director

Phone: 763.717.3210 Cell: 763.226.3739

Cheryl Blaker

Registrar

Phone: 763.717.3229 fx: 763.785.3660

Remember the days when it was nothing to play multiple games over a tournament weekend? It's time to relive the glory at the Ironman Adult Hockey Tournament.

Click on the sections below to learn more.

Tournament Features

  • Four game guarantee
  • Round-robin format for most divisions
  • Championship game
  • Three 17-minute running time periods
  • Awards to each division champion
  • Played at Schwan Super Rink, the largest ice arena in the world

Divisions Offered

  • B: Fast and exciting division for players with advanced skills, just a bit older now; former high school, junior or college
  • C: Fun and challenging, now older and just like to play; former high school or junior
  • CII: Great intermediate division for those not quite at a C level pace yet 
  • D: Fun division for teams with novice skill abilities

Game Start Times

  • Friday earliest start time is 5 p.m. and latest game start time is 10:30 p.m.
  • Saturday earliest start time is 8 a.m. and latest game start time is 10:15 p.m.
  • Sunday earliest start time is 8 a.m. and latest game start time is 4 p.m.

Tournament Fees

Tournament fees will be announced.
Please note: only teams are accepted, no individual applications.

No Refunds will be given if team drops after Application Deadline

Tournament Rules

  • Four minute warm-up
  • Clock starts when Zamboni doors close. Be ready.
  • Three-17 minute running time periods.
    • Stop time will be used during the last two minutes of the third period if game is within 3 goals.
      • The team trailing is required to stop/start the clock during the final two minutes.
      • The home team is required to stop/start the clock if the game is tied.
    • Offsides: All players must tag up before entering the zone to play the puck
    • Red Line Icing
    • Penalties: Player must go to penalty box; time will start at the drop of the puck. Time will run during stoppage of play.
    • Three penalty rule. Any player receiving three penalties in one game will be removed for the remainder of the game.
    • No timeouts
    • The home team, listed on the top or the left side of the bracket will wear white
  • Teams are required to have similar jerseys all of the same color and all

Jerseys must have a number.

  • All players must have an Ironman Helmet Sticker visible on their helmet.
    • Players without a helmet sticker will be removed from the ice immediately
  • Rosters are frozen at team check-in.
    • Players may not be added to the roster after team check-in
  • No double rostering
    • Players may play for only one team. Exception: Goaltenders
  • No checking – all levels
    • Minor penalty assessed for checking infractions
    • Coincidental penalties – teams skate full strength
  • Slap Shots are allowed.
  • Fighting
    • 5 min major, game ejection, plus one game suspension
    • Instigator: A 2 minute penalty may be assessed to player who “started” the fight
  • Referees
    • Two officials are scheduled for all games
    • Players are not allowed to confront the officials
    • Unsportsmanlike behavior will not be tolerated.

Tournament Format

  • Round robin format will be used for all divisions
    • Teams will play Teams in their division and the top two teams based on points will advance to the Championship game.
      • Two pts for a win, 1 pt for a tie
  • Tie break procedure         
    • Head to head
    • Most wins
    • Fewest goals against
    • Goals scored
    • Most shutouts
    • Ironball
    • Coin toss
  • OVERTIME  (Semi-final, and Championship Games only)
    • Overtime will consist of a 5 min running time sudden death period of 4v4 hockey.
      • If still tied, OT will be followed by a three player shootout, visiting team shoots first.
      • If still tied, teams alternate with one shooter until an advantage is held. No player may shoot a second time until all players have shot once.

Application Deadline

Application deadline is February 2020 or when bracket fills.